Aga Khan University (AKU), a private, self-governing international university chartered in Pakistan in 1983, is a role model for academic, research and service programmes in health and higher education in the developing world. The University currently has teaching sites in Pakistan, East Africa, the United Kingdom and Afghanistan, and is a major component of Aga Khan Development Network.
The affiliated Aga Khan University Hospitals (AKUH) in Karachi and Nairobi have well-equipped investigative services and provide state-of-the-art clinical facilities. AKUH Karachi is the first hospital in Pakistan to have been awarded the prestigious Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA) for practicing the highest internationally-recognized healthcare standards.
The Women and Child Health Division has been established with a vision to be the leading academic centre in the field of maternal and child health, recognized nationally and globally for excellence in education, research, and clinical care. The Division comprises the Departments of Paediatrics & Child Health and Obstetrics & Gynaecology and the Section of Feto-maternal & Neonatal Medicine. The mission of the Division is to make effective and meaningful contributions to the health of women and children in Pakistan and in the developing world through the pursuit of the highest quality clinical services, innovative educational and training programmes and pioneering research and discovery.
Aga Khan University invites applications for the position of Chair, Women and Child Health Division.